Web Resources
Visit these websites for more information about children’s well-being and parenting:

The Community of Mindful Parenting aspires to empower parents to become more effective, mindful and compassionate. We are comprised of expectant moms, parents, grandparents, extended families and friends with the goal to nurture powerful relationships between parents and their children.

ParentMap provides trusted, innovative, and award-winning editorial content through a variety of media to support parents in their most essential role: that of their child’s first and most important teacher.

Thrive Washington builds community-wide commitment to deliver a comprehensive, high-quality early learning environment that benefits every child and family in Washington.

The Greater Good Science Center studies the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being, and teaches skills that foster a thriving, resilient, and compassionate society.

Bright Avenues empowers a wide range of students to reach their potential in academics, creativity and interpersonal relationships. Our low 8 to 1 ratio, “5 Avenues” and intentional culture of “Compassion, Understanding, Civility, and Service” allow us to inclusively meet the needs of students who are typically progressing, gifted or “twice-exceptional”, and those with various special needs.  

With Pause shares practical approaches to mindfulness and applies them to work, home, school and daily life. Over the past couple of years, Renee Metty has had wonderful opportunities to bring mindfulness to the world from large corporations to small creative agencies, both public and private schools, as well as business and education conferences.

Lucianne Hackbert of Tending to the Soul is a licensed clinical psychologist and Life Coach. She offers one-on-one sessions, online courses and live classes to teach daily self-care practices of creativity, mindfulness, and movement to move you toward a more open, flexible and courageous life. 
She currently offers a 3-hour online mindful parenting program, 
Parenting with Awareness: Mindfulness for Parents!


Community Resources
Learn more about opportunities in our community to promote mindfulness, children’s well-being, and parenting:


The Psychological Services and Training Clinic (The Clinic)


Puget Sound Adlerian Society Parenting Calendar (Summer 2015)




July 3 Public Talk, 7-8:30pm. Doors open at 6pm.

HE Garchen Rinpoche “Living a Meaningful Life”

Town Hall Seattle, 1119 8th Avenue, at Seneca Street, Seattle, WA 98101

The July 3 Public Talk “Living a Meaningful Life” will take place at Town Hall Seattle. This is a wonderful introduction to Rinpoche and an opportunity to become familiar with his life story. This talk is inspiring and suitable to ALL. This talk will be presented in Tibetan, English and American Sign Language.

Town Hall Seattle is located downtown and close to bus and light rail. Town Hall Seattle is 5 blocks from the light rail station "University Street." To learn more about transportation options and parking see here:

Register NOW for the Public Talk! Use this link (click below):